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greenn
14-08-2010, 05:48 PM
Please could i ahve some advice.

I'm a lighting engineer working self employeed. I have been asked by many refridgeation guys and compnaies about fixing lighting for them so they can get on with other jobs.

I carry 30k worth off stock in my van i always have the gear or can get it the same day.

1. do you think it can work.
2. will it say you guys money.


thanks for advice.

Nick:D

Grizzly
14-08-2010, 06:21 PM
Direct touting for business is not allowed.
If you wish to advertise your business, then pay to do so like everyone else.
Personally if a site I am visiting is dimly lit.
I speak to the site personnel about improving it.
As it not my responsibility but the sites.
So you would not be getting any work from me.
I hope you have good insurance because that's a lot of stock to loose.

coolhibby1875
14-08-2010, 09:04 PM
Direct touting for business is not allowed.
If you wish to advertise your business, then pay to do so like everyone else.
Personally if a site I am visiting is dimly lit.
I speak to the site personnel about improving it.
As it not my responsibility but the sites.
So you would not be getting any work from me.
I hope you have good insurance because that's a lot of stock to loose.


that's a bit harsh Grizzly is it not? i think the guy is asking a genuine question, i cant see anywhere in the post where he has said his company name or location, as someone myself who tries to operate in the comercial and supermarket sector, there is nothing worse than having your engineers tied up for hours trying to sort out difficult lighting faults then phone you up saying it needs an electrician, if you have a good spark who has good stock and you can trust then this is worth its weight in gold, and as for advertising just surf the posts in the supermarket and chit chat and stories section and im sure you will find lots of posts of people promoting thier buisness and touting for work or using the forum to give there produsts exposure, cut the guy some slack and leave those types of coments for the moderators.

Grizzly
14-08-2010, 09:56 PM
QUOTE]as for advertising just surf the posts in the supermarket and chit chat and stories section and im sure you will find lots of posts of people promoting thier buisness and touting for work or using the forum to give there produsts exposure,[/QUOTE]

Yes I was Harsh and maybe I was just a tad to sinical.
But given the above statement can you blame me?
Even by your own words there is a all to common theme!
In fairness I did go on to explain that "When we work on customers sites the lighting is not our responcibility. "
By Law it is the owner of the site is it not?
Or does it depend upon the maintenance contract you have?

To answer his question further.
Even if he was "Brilliant". I would not be able to employ him.
Unless he was alredy on the prefered supplier list!
Sadly small or one man band businesses.
Are not an option we can choose.

As for leaving the comments for modderators..
They have been slagged recently for not critisising enough!
Personnaly I can accept your critisism and accept your point.
I shall try and be fairer in future!
Grizzly

greenn
16-08-2010, 08:42 AM
I was not asking for work just asking if you guys have issues with lighting and would it be a good idea to use others
I used to work for a very big maintenance firm and I was a senior operations manager. I can see where the big companies are going wrong.

Nice to see that some people on here are going the same way

Thanks for your help.

greenn
03-10-2010, 03:47 PM
hi guys sorry me again.

is it best just to ring round ref companies or write to them first. i know some times ringing can be a pain for the other parties.

regards

chemi-cool
03-10-2010, 06:57 PM
Get a web site, write news letters, advertise on google [and here], facebook,

It takes some time but it worth the effort.

Abe
05-10-2010, 09:52 AM
hi guys sorry me again.

is it best just to ring round ref companies or write to them first. i know some times ringing can be a pain for the other parties.

regards

Green

If you cant figure out whether to "write" or to " call" then I think you got some problems marketing wise.

You got a service, you got to sell it, identify who you want to sell it to, find them, see them, beg, plead, pitch, do what ever necessary to get a sale.

:(

greenn
05-10-2010, 01:40 PM
I have the website set up and all the letters typed. just thought i see on how other have done it.

thanks again. will get on it before clocks go forward.

can you advertise on here then??

Abe
05-10-2010, 02:01 PM
can you advertise on here then??

You certainly can. But not on threads. ;)

The Web master will be happy to offer you a quote.
Let me know if you are interested.

Good Luck with your venture

greenn
05-10-2010, 02:25 PM
could you give me a quote.

cheers
Nick

Abe
05-10-2010, 02:28 PM
Green

Have referred to Webram
He will revert to you soon

Regards
Abe